Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Paradise Merton

Off to the Chapter House last night to see Kate Williams on Emma Hamilton, her Nelson and her "Attitudes" as part of Wimbledon's inaugral BookFest.

Rather sportingly, she appeared in period costume and delivered a choreographed lecture accompanied by a dancer. I was entranced by the audacious combination of didactics and d├ęcolletage, and left clutching a signed copy of her magnum opus in my sweaty palm.
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